Register for an acctivity at the Club's monthly meeting or by contacting the Leader directly

  The Calendar is updated regularly however always check with the Leader to confirm arrangements

  A complete description of and information about the activity is provided at the Club meeting prior to the activity

  It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit enough for the activity. 

We have a grading system but even so, what can be an easy walk for one person may be quite strenuous for another.  MINIMUM REQUREMENT FOR CLUB WALKS:  Any new members not from another Bushwalking Club must first participate in a training walk up "The Mongrel" (Mount Cotton) prior to engaging in any of our Redland Bushwalkers Club walks, which are rated 3 or higher in difficulty.

  DW = Day Walk   BC = Base Camp   TW = Through Walk   AB = Abseiling    CYC = Bike Ride    
  SOC = Social    KAY = Kayaking    TR = Training

  WALK GRADINGS:

Distance

Terrain

Fitness

S

Short Under 10km per day.

1-3

Graded track or open terrain, no scrub.

1-3

Easy, suitable for beginners.

M

Medium 10-15km per day.

4-5

Off track, bush, minor scrub, rainforest, rock hopping, minor scrambling.

4-5

Medium, Reasonable fitness required.

L

Long 15-20 km per day.

6-7

As above + thick scrub. Major rock scrambling using hands.

6-7

As above + agility required.

X L

Extra Long 20km+ per day.

8-9

As above + rope and technical ability required.

8-9

Hard strenuous, fit walkers only.

  KIT LISTS FOR WALKING   -   Day Walk Kit List   -   Through Walk Kit List


 

 
 

As of 8 August 2020

 

   

Covid-19 restrictions to Club activities:  Covid 19 Sign On Sheet

  1. Maximum 10 people on any activity, including the leader
  2. No carpooling
  3. All participants must sign on and off every activity 
  4. Participants to practice good personal hygiene (eg regularly washing hands and using hand sanitiser, coughing or sneezing into elbow)
  5. Participants to physically distance while taking part (keeping 1.5m from each other)
  6. If a chosen venue is crowded, an alternative should be sought. 

If participants have even a hint of cold or flu-like symptoms, please stay at home.

If a leader quizzes you about your movements during the restrictions please don't be offended, as they are just being very cautious. None of us want to see another outbreak, especially among our fellow members. 

 

   
       
       
  AUGUST 2020    
 
 
Tues 4th Aug - DW M F4 T4  Warrie Circuit Springbrook - Leave Redlands 7:00 am - takes about 1:30 hr to get to Tallanbana Carpark.  This walk is on trail with a couple of creek crossings.  Poles will be useful.  Beautiful rainforest and waterfalls.  Bring morning tea/coffee if you like to have one, and lunch.  Bring something warm to wear as it is cooler up there.  If this interests you, text Amanda at 0401017941

 

Fri 7th - Sun16  BASE CAMP DATE CLAIMER     A group of RBW members is plannibg to do the six-day Carnarvon Great Walk between 8-15 August, staying the night before and possibly two nights after at the extremeliy civilised Takarakka camping area: For details on the camping area Click here: (https://www.takarakka.comau/)                       

This is a golden opportunity for a base camp at the same time.  This is on the assumption that travel will still be allowed, and that camping areas are open (currentliy they are not taking any bookings). Click here for a link to the park:  (https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/carnarvon-gprge/)

If you are intereted, please contact Malcolm on macanne71@bigpond.com

   
       
  Wed 12th - DW T2 F4 -WALK POSTPONED Lake Manchester Circuit D'Aguilar National Park.  Meet at Lake Manchesgter carpark (Lake Manchester Road, Kholo) for start walk at 7:30 am (to beat heavy morning traffic).  17kms walk, a few hills with loose rocks/stones.  Bring snack, lunch, and poles if you use them, and the normal pack requirements for a day walk.  I will not be available for the week1-7 August but you can contact me from 8th August onwards if you would like to come along.  Please follow the COVID 19 rules.  Contact Kerrie Coulter  0402 130 759,  email coulterkk@bigpond.com.      
       
  Wed 12th Aug Club Meeting at Indigiscapes 17 Runnymede Road Capalaba 7pm for a 7.30 start    
       
  Sun 16th Aug - FMR  BASIC NAVIGATION -  POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE     
       
       
  Weekend 29/30 Aug– TW L T5  F5 (TBC)  Steamers. We plan to drive out to the end of Emu Creek Road on Friday night and camp there (a few creek crossings so not good for low vehicles).  In the morning we will head up to the Steamers taking in view from the Stern and then on to Lizard Point where we will camp Saturday night.  On Sunday we will continue over Mt Roberts to Mt Superbus and then down to visit the wreck of the Lincoln bomber and back to Emu Creek.  Limit 6. For availability and more info. Contact Judy Moody-Stuart 0408 874 315 judym-s@bigpond.com or Bea Berger 0409 828 589 beaberger@hotmail.com     
       
  SEPTEMBER 2020    
       
  Sun 6th Sep - FMR - Operating an incorporated association in QLD. To nominate email: fmrqld@gmail.com    
       
  Wed 9th Sep Club Meeting at Indigiscapes 17 Runnymede Road Capalaba 7pm for a 7.30 start    
 
 
       

Sun 13th DW S T3 F3 Mount Cotton: This walk is approx 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members or a training walk for members.  (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill). We will leave  from the Green Box at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property No 712-730 West Mount Cotton Road, Sheldon.  Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots. For Directions and More information Click Here  Contact Jean Perlin 0401 213 315 Email: jeanperlin@hotmail.com    
       

OCTOBER 2020    
       
 

Thurs 8-Mon 12 Giraweend Base Camp.  Margie and I will  be camping at Castle Rock camp ground from the Thursday to the Monday.  Day walks will be to the many interesting rock formations, starting from the camp ground.  This is a great time of the year to visit as the temperatures are starting to warm up.

To see the park map go to https:/parks.des.qld.gov.au/_data_assets/pdf_file/0026/155834/girraween-map.pdf  

To book your site go to: https://qpws.usedirect.com/qpws/

Leader David Rae david.r.rae@gmail.com

   
       
  Wed 14th Oct Club Meeting at Indigiscapes 17 Runnymede Road Capalaba 7pm for a 7.30 start    
       
  NOVEMBER  2020    
       

Fri 6th to Sun 8th Nov RBC Christmas Breakup 2020. Further details to follow    
       
  Wed 11th Nov Club Meeting at Indigiscapes 17 Runnymede Road Capalaba 7pm for a 7.30 start    
       
  DECEMBER 2020    
       
       
  DATE CLAIMER FOR 2021 : (August,  Friday 6th - Monday 9th 2021)  Moreton Island Camping.  Walking Weekend 4 days. Date claimer. More information early 2021.  Weekend has been booked with Alan Gennings at Blue Lagoon. Leader: Carmel Cash M: 0438 242 249 E: carmelcash@bigpond.com    
       

 

 
 
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